|Title: ||Liverpool, Manchester and the hubs of world trade|
|Authors: ||Dugan, David|
|Keywords: ||industrial revolution|
|Issue Date: ||18-Aug-2004|
|Abstract: ||In two sequences, Simon Schaffer sketches the background to the linking of Liverpool and Manchester, with their world networks, through the railways. The combination of textiles and slavery produced huge wealth and incentives to efficient communications. London saw incremental growth, but southern Lancashire witnessed revolutionary growth which amazed people.|
|Appears in Collections:||Digital Orient|
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